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Articles  |   February 1991
Blood glucose monitors: technology for home healthcare
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Articles   |   February 1991
Blood glucose monitors: technology for home healthcare
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, February 1991, Vol. 91, 177. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1991.91.2.177
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, February 1991, Vol. 91, 177. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1991.91.2.177
Abstract

Blood glucose self-monitoring offers several advantages. This article, the first in a series, focuses on the types of monitors currently marketed and their limitations. Because optimal patient care rests with operator training, this article also places emphasis on the need to properly train those who will be performing blood glucose monitoring.